Steam & Railway Image Library - The Alan Ledger Collection


Picture of the Week: 61033 At Chesterfield

For those from Derbyshire here is Thompson B1 4-6-0 61033 “Dibatag” from York 50A (can anyone tell me what sort of creature a Dibatag is!? I’ll have to Google it) looking a bit worse for wear but steaming well. The only clean thing is the headlamp on the top bracket. Here it is heading south to Nottingham along the Great Central loop around Chesterfield in 1961 before closure, probably June the Lupins are in flower behind the engine . The

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